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Take Five, Austin

Posted in Music with tags , , , , , , on 15 August, 2009 by Ally

Yesterday I shared a video by Hisae Nakajima. It was a performance demonstrating great technical proficiency, an innate understanding of music theory and, most importantly, soul. Today I present another jazz luminary of equal, possibly even greater talent. I speak of none other than the legendary Austin McBride.

To cleanse your palate, enjoy a true example of 5/4 time by the supreme Max Roach.


Song of the Day: “Ruby, My Dear”

Posted in Music, Of the Day with tags , , , , on 14 August, 2009 by Ally

Today I happily stumbled upon Hisae Nakajima’s beautifully angular performance of Thelonious Monk’s (already quite angular) ballad Ruby, My Dear. I hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I did.

Get What You Pays For: a Music Video

Posted in Music with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 28 September, 2008 by Ally

Today I threw together a video for my latest single. It’s a no-budget piece of abstract nonsense shot by me and my friend Den while he was visiting from Amsterdam. There’s lots of footage of Pippin, the cat featured on the cover of the single, and lots of creepy looping images. If you have a phobia of cats, enjoy the nightmares…